Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) After Salman Khan, superstar Shah Rukh Khan has come forward to root for the success of Manoj Bajpayee’s “Traffic”. He says he has learnt a lot form Manoj and wished him “all the luck” for the film.
In fact, SRK took out time from the shooting of “Raees” and surprised Manoj, who was giving interviews for the forthcoming film, by personally visiting him at Mehboob Studio here and expressing his views about the film.
“I have learnt so much from Manoj Bajpayee. I felt the proudest when his last film (‘Aligarh’) became a hit. I wish ‘Traffic’ goes on to become a big hit too. I wish all the luck to Manoj Bajpayee on this one,” Shah Rukh said in a statement.
“Traffic” is based on a road trip from Mumbai to Pune. The story revolves around transportation of a harvested heart for a heart transplant case, chasing a strict deadline. During the mission, the characters face numerous difficulties and obstacles, traffic being one of them.
Manoj plays a traffic constable in the film who decides to spearhead a situation where a heart has to be delivered to a patient in another location, amidst the heavy traffic in Mumbai.
Earlier, Salman had also tweeted about the film, saying he is “looking forward to this film”.
Directed by late Rajesh Pillai, produced by Deepak Dhar of Endemol India and presented by Foxstar Studios, “Traffic” also stars Jimmy Shergill, Divya Dutta and Sachin Khedekar. It hits theatres on May 6.